macOS 10.12 Sierra beta 3 released to developers

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Apple has released the third beta of macOS 10.12 Sierra to developers. The new update contains bug fixes and a number of changes to the new features that Apple revealed at WWDC 2016.

Here is how you can upgrade to macOS 10.12 beta 3:

  • If you are already on a previous developer beta, open up Mac App Store and head to the updates tab to download and install the new release
  • You can also download the complete release from Apple Developer Center and install it. Check out our guide to creating a bootable USB installer for macOS 10.12 for a clean install. You can also try dual-booting macOS 10.12 with OS X if you want to preserve your current installation

macOS 10.12 Sierra beta 3 released to developers

Apple announced macOS 10.12 at WWDC 2016. Major updates to the operating system include a new name after 15 years, Siri, new notification center and widgets design, auto-unlock via Apple Watch, copy paste between iOS and Mac devices through continuity and more.

Apple has continued with strengthening integration between iOS and macOS through new features like auto-unlock via Apple Watch and Universal Clipboard, essentially pulling in more users to their ecosystem. The seamless way in which iCloud, iOS, and macOS work with each other should help Apple sell more devices in the future.

The second developer beta for macOS 10.12 was released a few weeks back. A public beta is also available for users who are interested in testing macOS.

Apple also released iOS 10 beta 3, tvOS 10 beta 3 and watchOS 3 beta 3 today.

iOS 10 beta 3 released to developers

watchOS 3 beta 3 released for Apple Watch with lots of bug fixes

tvOS 10 and Remote app beta 3 go out to developers